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Topics: Safety, Asthma, Toilet Pages: 1 (395 words) Published: June 29, 2013
D2 “explain how establishing a safe environment can support the procedures necessary for accidents, illness and emergencies”. We have a lot of policies and procedures in place to ensure that there is a safe environment. As an early years worker you are aware of any hazards around the classroom. Also you will be aware of health and safety for example allowing a lot of ventilation in the room so that the children will have a lot of fresh and clean air. Also to make sure that the setting is safe for the children.

To establish safe environments whilst supporting the procedures necessary for accidents, illness and emergencies. The early year’s worker must be aware of the potential accidents, illness and emergencies. I am now going to say below how the early year’s worker should establish safe environments to prevent the risk of accidents illness and emergencies. Bump of the head.

Make sure that the room floor surfaces are clear so that the children cannot fall over and hit their head on anything also for safety measures you could put the plastic table corner covers on the tables. Also make sure the children walk at all times in doors. While all accidents can’t be stopped by doing the correct procedures should limit them. Sickness and diarrhoea.

After the children have been to the toilet make sure that they have washed their hands are washed before dealing with food. If the child has suspected diarrhoea then you should make sure that they flush the toilet but if you see anything in the toilet then you should try and find the child then at the end of the day you should have a word with parents/carers. Meningitis

To limit this you could make sure that the children don’t share the same cup. Be observative and as soon as you suspect that a child may have meningitis you would deal with it straight away to stop cross infection. Asthma attack

When cleaning the room if you damp dust this will limit the amount of dust that will fly around the room. An example of an...
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